Neonatal Herpes Complications

The risk of transferring the herpes virus to the infant is highest during a woman’s first outbreak. – MedlinePlus (1) A survey showed that many pregnant women with herpes are interested in understanding the complications that may arise from their infection. Read More …

Babies Can be Hurt by Herpes Virus During Pregnancy

One of the major risks a pregnant woman should avoid is a herpes infection. According to SpecialEdPost.com, “Causes of cerebral palsy include (herpes virus) infection in early pregnancy, a difficult or premature birth, bleeding in the baby’s brain and abnormal Read More …

Maternal Genital Herpes May Lead to Brain Tumors in Babies

Genital herpes in the mother is associated with increased risk of brain tumors in babies. – Cancer Epidemiology (1) Many mothers with genital herpes are concerned that their infection could harm their babies. They are right to be concerned. Studies Read More …